When the climate changes, so do all the things that rely on the climate, including people, plants, and pathogens. A European study recently took a broad look at what kind of microorganisms are most likely to be affected as climate change heats, cools, dries, and wets the world around us.
This video helps those of you who live in colder climates take care of your garden during the fall, specifically October.
As headlines focus on melting glaciers and rising water levels caused by global warming, climate change is quietly taking its toll on the nearly invisible occupants of this planet, the microbes.
Ever daydream about making your own comic strip? Well, what's stopping you? With this lesson from television cartoonist Bruce Blitz, you'll learn everything you need to know to produce your very own comic strip suitable for publication in a newspaper or on the web. For more information, and to get started making your very own funny strips, watch this free video guide.
Even princesses need help getting pretty. Take one of our favorite (faux) princesses, Princess Mia from "The Princess Diaries," who walked around sans makeup and with pore strip on nose before a big event (which she then speedily - and painfully - ripped off when Michael came in the room).
How to Make a Lattice Top Pie Once the base of your pie is made, roll out a thin, circular piece of dough. This circle should be just a bit larger than the base of the pie. With a pizza cutter, cut 1-inch wide lines through the dough. Starting with the longest strips, place one strip horizontally on top of the center of the pie and one strip vertically on the pie. The strips should form a ‚Äúplus sign‚Äù on the pie.
The smaller your origami gets, the harder it is to fold, but not in the case of the lucky stars. The miniature 3D stars are easy to fold, and you just need a long strip of paper. You could buy pre-made strips of paper, or cut your own with scissors, box cutter or paper cutter. On you fold these mini stars, you'll have to fluff it out for that 3D look and feel.
Kipkay has developed a shoplifting prank, and all you need is a little electromagnetic strip to play this prank at Walmart (or wherever). You also need to bring a magnet. You swipe the strip thirty times with the magnet and this will actually magnetize the strip. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
The future of forests looks dreary in the face of a warming climate, but scientists are exploring the relationship between soil microbes and the ability of trees to move to higher altitudes, a key component of their survival.
So you want to start a home garden in your backyard? Make sure you pick the best plants and flowers for your garden by considering climate, soil composition and growing seasons for what you want to cultivate. Know the difference between annuals and perennials, and master home gardening techniques so your garden can thrive beautifully!
This video shows how to make German paper stars for Christmas.Step 1. Measure and cut strips of paper.Step 2. If we are using shorter pieces of paper glue the strips together.Step 3. Weave the strips.Step 4. Starting with the upper left strip. Fold down. Repeat all the way around. Skipping every other strip.Step 5. Tuck the last strip under the first strip.Step 6. Flip and repeat. If there is a trouble getting some of the strips to go under the other strips cut the ends at an angle.step 7. Fl...
Most oil cooler kits cost $250 or more, but the guys at Poor Man Mods show you how to make your own oil cooler for only $60! Oil coolers are great security for longer lasting and better performing engines, especially high-performance engines and in warmer climates.
A cicada is not exactly a cricket, not exactly a fly, and not exactly a locust. In hot climates they're known as "jar bugs," and are well known for their vocal nature and large size.
If you live in a cold climate, a snowblower can really be a lifesaver during the winter months. But a snowblower is actually a pretty powerful piece of equipment, and using them incorrectly can be very dangerous. In this video tutorial, Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, shows you how to safely use a Craftsman snowblower.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make an image strip using FastStone Image Viewer. First, open up the images that you want to have inside the strip. Then, open up Fastone Image viewer and find the location of the images. From here, go to "create", then "image strip builder". This will bring up the builder window where you can add in the images you want to see on the strip. When finished, click on the "create" button. Now, the strip will come up on your computer in a new image and you will be...
This video will show you how to make a 2 dimensional object in a 3D world. A well-known example of this is a mobius strip, which can be made with a strip of paper, scissors, and some tape. After cutting out a long strip of paper, you should take the strip of paper, give it a half twist and tape it together, making a loop. This loop, or mobius strip, exists in a three dimensional world, where by following the loop, you seem to always arrive at the same point. Furthermore, the loop can by cut d...
Pawpaws are a little-known American fruit. With their unusual texture and tropical flavor, pawpaws make a great addition to a lot of recipes. They're easy to grow at home, too, in almost any climate! Here is everything you need to know about growing pawpaws, plus a recipe for a delicious and healthy smoothie!
High humidity and glaring heat make summer a difficult time for girls who wear makeup. Heck, if you live in a warm climate it's probably expected that by the time you're done with all your makeup half of it has already melted off.
If you mountain bike, and are lucky enough to live somewhere that has enough water to support civilization without major civil engineering, then your brake pads are probably going to wear out a lot faster than your dry-climate comrades. Fortunately for you, this video features instructions for how to replace the pads of a Hayes caliper brake for a mountain bike.
In this video, Todd McClure will teach you how to maintain and keep up your indoor shuffleboard table. In the video, learn how to use silicone, wax and how to adjust the climate adjusters on a shuffleboard table.
This instructional wood turning video demonstrates how to dry a green piece of wood and avoid cracking. Date the piece and mop a green wood sealer inside the bowl. Set it aside for 90-120 days in a dry climate. This is a necessary step when preparing wood to make a carved wooden bowl.
Cow manure contains methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Farmers who collect and burn methane keep it out of the atmosphere while generating clean electricity.
This video shows you how to use baking strips to make a better cake. Use caution when using baking strips and watch your oven carefully.
The hosts, Robin Burke and David Musial, show how to install weather stripping to keep the heat in your home and the cold out. David demonstrates how to remove old, worn weather stripping. He shows the new weather stripping and makes a cut, demonstrating what to do if a new piece of stripping doesn't fit your door. Robin then shows us how to install weather stripping on windows, demonstrating how easy it is to attach the material. Using these techniques, you can further insulate your home fro...
Judy discloses her teeth-whitening secrets in this video. Using Crest Whitestrips: Advanced Seal, Judy shows the proper way to apply the strips in order to achieve maximum efficiency. The advanced seal strips are not as gooey as the original and work better, according to Judy. Simply peel off the strips and apply it to both your top and bottom rows of teeth, making sure that there are no bubbles my pressing the strips against all of your teeth. Only using these strips once a day will ensure t...
Risa from Makeup by Risa makes an altered t-shirt for summer. She recommends starting with a t-shirt that fits, but is not too loose. Line up the seams on the bottom of the t-shirt and the sleeves so there is a line straight down the back. Cut a strip off the bottom of the t-shirt, just above the seam. Then cut strips that are one half inch about three quarters of the way through the back of the t-shirt. Start cutting the strips from the bottom to the top. Determine where to stop cutting the ...
This was a three flip mobius strip with one surface that yields a loop with 8 twists. It takes 6 lines to flatten it which leads to 7 zones, one less than the number of resulting twists.
Because, hey, it's a lot more fun than Strip Solitaire.
This video shows how to weave paper. This paper can then be used to make crafts such as origami. You may want some supplies: a cutting board, a paper cutter, scotch tape, and square origami paper (6"x6"). Start with two sheets of paper. Cut the paper into thin strips, 1/2" each. Reassemble one of the squares. Carefully align the pieces close together. Place a piece of tape on the top, and tape it to the cutting board. Take a strip of the other color paper, and weave it through every other str...
In order to make Decorative Black Bows for cakes, you will need the following: sugar floral paste, a small rolling pin, a strip cutter, ruler, sugar glue, a paint brush,
Monitoring your blood glucose level is absolutely essential to your health if you suffer from diabetes. You need to keep track of your blood sugar or you could be in danger. This video tutorial will show you the proper way to use a blood glucose meter and give you helpful tips on getting the most out of them.
Paul shows us how to make a gigantic three dimensional five-point star out of paper. First, glue A4 sized paper together to make a long strip. Make a U-shape on one end, cross the shorter end under the strip and make a knot by placing the end into the loop. The knot now looks like a pentagon. Flip the pentagon over and over until the end of the strip so that the paper strip is bundled into the pentagon shape. Stick the end of the strip to the pentagon shape. Press the centre on each side of t...
This video shows you exactly how to weather-strip a door to keep down heating costs. Step by step instructions on how to check your doors to see if they need weather-stripping and how to install the weather-stripping. This also teaches you how to check to make sure that your weather-stripping has been installed correctly on your door to keep out any drafts. All that you need is some weather-stripping, a tape measure, a utility knife, a power drill, and some screws. This video teaches you how ...
In this video you'll learn how to cast on (or begin to knit) a scarf based on the Möbius strip. The Möbius strip is a mysterious shape discovered in the 19th century by German mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius. While the finished scarf looks complex, it's actually not too hard for beginners to take on.
If you're planning on restoring an old car, it's important to know what goes where and how to put it back on. Stripping the vehicle's parts can help when it comes to the paint job and makes things easier. So in this helpful video tutorial, you'll be finding out how to organize the parts to your car, in this case a VW Beetle, when stripping it. So pay attention, good luck, and enjoy!
This is a government video issued to teach the correct way to conduct a strip or visual search in prison.
An alternative to origami, here’s a very easy paper design strp icosahedron by Heinz Strobl. Here's a very easy icosahedron to origami. For the strips, use an A4 format paper and cut it in the middle lengthwise. Do so to get 8 strips and then fold strips of 6 squares. It requires 20 strips of 6 squares for the triangles and 30 strips to knot them together (strips of 5 squares also work). Only the knotting strips will stand out, but it is still better to use two colors. You can make a bigger m...
Video: . Do you need to know how to use a nose (pore) strip? They are really easy to use!
It's been done before, but this Mentos and Diet Coke prank never gets old! Really— who knew those Mentos fresh mints and some acidic Diet Coke could create such an explosion? Astonishing.
In this video we learn how to fold a very simple paper football. First, take a piece of paper and cut out a strip from it or fold it into a strip. After this, fold a triangle in the strip of paper. Once you have this, fold up to create another triangle and keep folding up until you reach the top of the strip. There will be one small piece of excess paper left on the strip. You can either cut this off or tuck it into the pocket that you made while folding the triangles. Use this to pass the ti...